Their Last Moments: Powerful Images Snapped Before Tragedy Struck
Apple| | By Jason Owen
Joy Division's Ian Curtis
On May 18, 1980, Joy Division’s Ian Curtis, who suffered from epilepsy and depression, committed suicide on the eve of the band’s first North American tour. Curtis is seen here posing with his infant daughter just five days before he took his own life.
After his death, the band broke up and would eventually form New Order.